10. "Diamonds From Sierra Leone" Video
Car: Mercedes SLR Gullwing
On the non Hov-assisted version of "Diamonds from Sierra Leone," Kanye reminisces on the days when he couldn't afford a Ford Escort. The change in tax brackets is on clear display in the video, which features Ye driving through Prague in the SLR Gullwing. At this point Kanye has a reputation for delivering avant-garde music videos, but we sometimes feel like this particular one doesn't get due props as one of his best.
The clip puts a Twilight Zone type spin on the African conflict-diamond controversy, also drawing inspiration from horror films like The Grudge and The Ring. The malevolent spirits of children who lost their lives mining for diamonds are shown exacting revenge on those who purchased the rocks, and toward the end, they come for the college dropout himself, which leads to the awesome stunt depicted above.